Lebanon Population 2022


Lebanon map
  • The current population of Lebanon is estimated at 6,793,068 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Lebanon represent 0.09% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Lebanon is 560 inhabitants per km2.
  • Lebanon is located in Asia.
  • Lebanon ranks number 109 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Lebanon is 33.8901° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 35.4922° E.
  • The median age in Lebanon is 29.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Lebanon is 675,000 LBP per month, around USD $450.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Lebanon shares its land boundary with are Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south. It is also bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the west.

Lebanon

Official name Republic of Lebanon
Location Asia
Capital Beirut
Population 6,797,875 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 560/km2
Population growth rate -0.25% (in 2022)
Area 10,452 km2 (4,035.54 sq mi)
Official language Arabic
Currency Lebanese pound (LBP)
Life expectancy 79.18 years
Internet TLD .lb
Call code +961

Lebanon Population Graph

Lebanon Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 6,827,080 3,436,752 3,390,328 50.34% 49.66% 6,071,322 88.93%
2019 6,857,354 3,449,935 3,407,419 50.31% 49.69% 6,086,587 88.76%
2018 6,861,054 3,450,424 3,410,630 50.29% 49.71% 6,078,208 88.59%
2017 6,821,010 3,430,286 3,390,724 50.29% 49.71% 6,031,819 88.43%
2016 6,715,892 3,378,094 3,337,798 50.3% 49.7% 5,928,118 88.27%
2015 6,534,249 3,288,688 3,245,561 50.33% 49.67% 5,757,327 88.11%
2014 6,262,549 3,155,072 3,107,477 50.38% 49.62% 5,507,912 87.95%
2013 5,915,973 2,985,792 2,930,181 50.47% 49.53% 5,193,633 87.79%
2012 5,540,389 2,801,775 2,738,614 50.57% 49.43% 4,855,597 87.64%
2011 5,204,623 2,637,703 2,566,920 50.68% 49.32% 4,553,004 87.48%
2010 4,955,541 2,516,919 2,438,622 50.79% 49.21% 4,327,674 87.33%
2009 4,815,433 2,450,092 2,365,341 50.88% 49.12% 4,198,576 87.19%
2008 4,767,127 2,428,374 2,338,753 50.94% 49.06% 4,149,307 87.04%
2007 4,769,731 2,431,132 2,338,599 50.97% 49.03% 4,144,896 86.9%
2006 4,762,140 2,426,310 2,335,830 50.95% 49.05% 4,131,633 86.76%
2005 4,701,110 2,391,925 2,309,185 50.88% 49.12% 4,072,572 86.63%
2004 4,571,662 2,319,661 2,252,001 50.74% 49.26% 3,954,030 86.49%
2003 4,390,572 2,218,556 2,172,016 50.53% 49.47% 3,792,137 86.37%
2002 4,184,296 2,103,864 2,080,432 50.28% 49.72% 3,608,537 86.24%
2001 3,992,994 1,997,296 1,995,698 50.02% 49.98% 3,438,766 86.12%
2000 3,844,695 1,915,812 1,928,883 49.83% 50.17% 3,306,438 86%
1999 3,749,636 1,863,944 1,885,692 49.71% 50.29% 3,220,562 85.89%
1998 3,695,361 1,835,855 1,859,506 49.68% 50.32% 3,169,511 85.77%
1997 3,660,254 1,819,146 1,841,108 49.7% 50.3% 3,128,053 85.46%
1996 3,612,468 1,796,480 1,815,988 49.73% 50.27% 3,075,655 85.14%
1995 3,530,143 1,755,540 1,774,603 49.73% 50.27% 2,994,267 84.82%
1994 3,405,061 1,691,634 1,713,427 49.68% 50.32% 2,876,936 84.49%
1993 3,247,752 1,611,210 1,636,542 49.61% 50.39% 2,733,308 84.16%
1992 3,077,671 1,524,063 1,553,608 49.52% 50.48% 2,579,704 83.82%
1991 2,924,330 1,445,204 1,479,126 49.42% 50.58% 2,440,938 83.47%
1990 2,805,555 1,384,541 1,421,014 49.35% 50.65% 2,331,977 83.12%
1989 2,728,892 1,345,890 1,383,002 49.32% 50.68% 2,258,431 82.76%
1988 2,687,098 1,325,277 1,361,821 49.32% 50.68% 2,214,169 82.4%
1987 2,670,358 1,317,822 1,352,536 49.35% 50.65% 2,175,007 81.45%
1986 2,663,268 1,315,122 1,348,146 49.38% 50.62% 2,142,599 80.45%
1985 2,654,379 1,310,998 1,343,381 49.39% 50.61% 2,108,108 79.42%
1984 2,640,430 1,304,108 1,336,322 49.39% 50.61% 2,068,777 78.35%
1983 2,624,432 1,295,945 1,328,487 49.38% 50.62% 2,027,111 77.24%
1982 2,608,494 1,288,074 1,320,420 49.38% 50.62% 1,984,803 76.09%
1981 2,596,634 1,283,257 1,313,377 49.42% 50.58% 1,944,879 74.9%
1980 2,591,258 1,283,191 1,308,067 49.52% 50.48% 1,908,980 73.67%
1979 2,593,243 1,288,323 1,304,920 49.68% 50.32% 1,877,508 72.4%
1978 2,599,539 1,297,170 1,302,369 49.9% 50.1% 1,848,272 71.1%
1977 2,604,076 1,305,423 1,298,653 50.13% 49.87% 1,816,603 69.76%
1976 2,598,746 1,308,209 1,290,537 50.34% 49.66% 1,777,282 68.39%
1975 2,578,064 1,301,665 1,276,399 50.49% 49.51% 1,726,787 66.98%
1974 2,539,055 1,284,000 1,255,055 50.57% 49.43% 1,664,097 65.54%
1973 2,484,177 1,256,745 1,227,432 50.59% 49.41% 1,591,612 64.07%
1972 2,420,013 1,223,801 1,196,212 50.57% 49.43% 1,514,444 62.58%
1971 2,356,165 1,190,806 1,165,359 50.54% 49.46% 1,438,674 61.06%
1970 2,299,504 1,161,250 1,138,254 50.5% 49.5% 1,367,745 59.48%
1969 2,252,479 1,137,051 1,115,428 50.48% 49.52% 1,301,933 57.8%
1968 2,212,759 1,116,337 1,096,422 50.45% 49.55% 1,241,358 56.1%
1967 2,176,689 1,097,704 1,078,985 50.43% 49.57% 1,183,901 54.39%
1966 2,138,540 1,078,038 1,060,502 50.41% 49.59% 1,126,155 52.66%
1965 2,094,257 1,055,296 1,038,961 50.39% 49.61% 1,066,815 50.94%
1964 2,043,068 1,029,093 1,013,975 50.37% 49.63% 1,005,394 49.21%
1963 1,986,785 1,000,148 986,637 50.34% 49.66% 943,326 47.48%
1962 1,927,028 969,680 957,348 50.32% 49.68% 881,615 45.75%
1961 1,866,291 938,744 927,547 50.3% 49.7% 821,915 44.04%
1960 1,806,559 908,338 898,221 50.28% 49.72% 764,897 42.34%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Lebanon ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Lebanon. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Lebanon

# City Population 2022
1 Beirut 1,918,016
2 Ra's Bayrut 1,253,491
3 Tripoli 231,164
4 Sidon 164,944
5 Tyre 135,961
6 Nabatiye et Tahta 120,564
7 Habbouch 99,230
8 Jounieh 96,748
9 Zahle 78,708
10 Ghazieh 50,430
11 Baalbek 31,170
12 En Naqoura 25,177
13 Jbail 20,942
14 Bcharre 20,144
15 Batroun 10,961
16 Baabda 9,172
17 Hrajel 8,156
18 Bhamdoun el Mhatta 5,056
19 Aanjar 2,429
20 Ain Ebel 2,035

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2